• [Too Much] Fun with Polling at the Post

    The folks at The Washington Post have a story out describing the findings of their recent poll of public attitudes on Iraq. Unfortunately, their account bears little relationship to their own poll findings.

  • With the Boots on the Ground

    RALEIGH — Author Karl Zinsmeister, speaking at a luncheon last week in Raleigh, discussed his experiences during the Iraq war as a embedded reporter with the 82nd Airborne. He said that the war often tested soldiers' ability to make clear moral choices, such as when the enemy hid behind women…

  • Iraq’s Conjunction Junction

    Before critics of Operation Iraqi Freedom get too carried away with themselves, they might want to pay attention to the emerging evidence of a Saddam-Al Qaeda link.

  • A NC Look at Embedded Journalism

    CHAPEL HILL — Journalists and military experts featured at a recent seminar examining news coverage during the Iraq War questioned the effectiveness and importance of embedded journalism. Guest speakers at the seminar, sponsored Sept. 12-13 by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications,…

  • The Cleric and the Chasm

    As Americans see the Iraqi campaign through, and seek to understand the differences at home, a local minister's letter shows how wide the chasm remains.

  • Why Women in Combat?

    Carolina Journal's Summer Hood writes about the horrific brutality that is the rape of a female soldier, and why advocates of women in combat seem to ignore it.